19th Century American

Spring

This is a beautiful original etching of a farmer plowing a field with a team of oxen. The image size is 3 1/2 x 5 5/8 inches, 1875, unsigned. A rich impression on a medium weight laid type paper.

Herd Returning Home

This is an atmospheric original etching of a herd of sheep by American artist John Austin Sands Monks. Image size 11 x 16 1/2 inches, c. 1880s, shepherd's crook remarque in the lower right corner, pencil signed. A rich impression with beautiful plate tone and ample margins on Japan paper.

Sunset Gloucester Harbor

This is a an atmospheric original etching, image size 4 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches, 1880, cat: Schneider-40, plate signed. Stephen Parrish was one of the leading American etchers of the late 19th century, known for his atmospheric images of the rugged New England and Nova Scotia coastlines.

Noonday, Hackensack Meadows

This is a very fine original etching, image size 5 5/8 x 8 5/8 inches, 1881, signed and dated in the plate. Mary Nimmo Moran was one of the leading women etchers of the late 19th century, and along with her husband, Thomas Moran was at the forefront of the etching revival. Known for the originality and boldness of her etchings, Mary Nimmo Moran was a member of the Society of Painter- Etchers and the only female member of the Fellows of London's Royal Society of Painter-Etchers.

Shepherdess at Sunset

A beautiful, Barbizon inspired twilight scene, this etching measures 16 1/8 x 20 1/4 inches, published in 1888 by Klackner, New York, plate signed and dated, pencil signed, with two remarques in the lower margin. William Lathrop was the son of a midwest farmer and throughout his life worked as both an artist and a farmer. As a young man he moved to New York, and began creating etchings, many of which were published by Klackner. In the late 1880s he traveled to London and Paris, and inspired by the European countryside concentrated on painting in oils and watercolors.

Low Tide, Honfleur

This is an atmospheric etching in sepia ink, image size 4 3/8 x 6 inches, 1887, cat: Rice-84, signed and dated in the plate. C. A. Platt was born in New York and studied art at the National Academy of Design, the Art Students League and the Academie Julian. He was a very successful painter and etcher, known for his delicately rendered New England landscapes; and was also a very talented architect. He was close friends with fellow New England etcher Stephen Parrish and was a member of Saint-Gaudens' Cornish Art Colony.

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